Vegetable Stew Recipes

Make a meat-free Mediterranean vegetable stew or a more traditional vegetarian stew with these test kitchen-approved recipes.

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    Pressure-Cooker Manchester Stew

    While in college, I studied abroad. A vegetarian at the time, I was pleasantly surprised by how delicious and diverse vegetarian food in Britain could be. After returning to the States I re-created my favorite meal from my favorite restaurant and named it after the University of Manchester. When the enticing aroma fills the kitchen, I'm back in England!—Kimberly Hammond, Kingwood, Texas

    Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

    This tasty vegetarian stew lets you take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end gives it a...


    Easy Moroccan Chickpea Stew

    4 reviews

    When I'm invited to a potluck, I easily double or triple this healthy vegetarian recipe to treat the crowd to...


    Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

    2 reviews

    While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...


    Chickpea & Potato Curry

    3 reviews

    I make chana masala, the classic Indian chickpea curry, in my slow cooker. Browning the onion, ginger and garlic first...

    Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

    12 reviews

    I fell in love with the spicy aromas in this slow-cooked lentil stew. Add whatever ingredients you have on hand,...


    Barley Vegetable Stew

    1 review

    From Waupaca, Wisconsin, Barbara Lane shares the recipe for a hearty barley stew that's sure to take the edge off...

    Spicy Lentil & Chickpea Stew

    This recipe came to me from a friend who had worked at a health food store. I changed a few...


    Tomato & Garlic Butter Bean Dinner

    4 reviews

    On the days I get home late and just want a warm meal, I stir together tomatoes, garlic and butter...


    Mushroom-Bean Bourguignon

    2 reviews

    In our family, boeuf bourguignon has been a staple for generations. I wanted a meatless alternative. All this dish needs...


    Vegetable Lentil Stew

    3 reviews

    This delicious stew is nothing but good for you! The chunky mixture, seasoned with chili powder and cumin, is chock-full...

    Coconut-Ginger Chickpeas & Tomatoes

    2 reviews

    This is my go-to quick dish. When you add tomatoes, you can also toss in some chopped green peppers (jalapenos,...


    Vegetarian Stew in Bread Bowls

    2 reviews

    Shortly before we had our third child, my husband wisely got our first slow cooker. This was the first recipe...


    Potato-Lentil Stew

    12 reviews

    Jam-packed with veggies, this main-dish soup equals a meal the whole family will love. Serve with a loaf of your...


    Quick Italian Veggie Skillet

    5 reviews

    When you don’t know what to serve, Italian flavors are a good starting point. We combine cannellini and garbanzo beans...


    Slow-Cooked Lentil Stew

    This vegetarian stew is perfect when you want to take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end...

    Homemade Lentil Barley Stew

    7 reviews

    “Green chilies and fresh ginger add zip to this thick meatless stew. It can be served as is or with...


    Moroccan Stew

    2 reviews

    Fragrant cinnamon, cumin and coriander give this hearty meatless medley from Rita Reinke of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin its exotic Moroccan flavor.


    Pinto Bean Stew

    2 reviews

    This thick, hearty stew is loaded with beans and vegetables and makes a wonderful supper on cold winter days. I...


    Fresh Vegetable Stew

    1 review

    Sunny, colorful and brimming with garden flavor, this easy stovetop dish from the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Assn. stirs...


    Spice Trade Beans & Bulgur

    2 reviews

    A rich blend of spices adds flavor to tender, nutritious bulgur and garbanzo beans in this tangy stew that has...


    Zippy Bean Stew

    3 reviews

    This bean stew is a staple for my co-workers and me once the weather turns cool. Although this is a...


    Southern Okra Bean Stew

    When this spicy stew's simmering on the stove, my family has a hard time waiting for dinner. It's much like...


    Veg Jambalaya

    7 reviews

    This flavorful entree uses convenient canned beans in place of the meat—and never lets you leave hungry. —Crystal Jo Bruns,...

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    Manchester Stew

    While in college, I studied abroad. At the time, I was a vegetarian and was pleasantly surprised at how delicious...


    Slow-Cooker Ratatouille

    9 reviews

    Not only does this classic recipe make a phenomenal side dish, you can also serve it with sliced French bread...


    Moroccan Vegetarian Stew

    16 reviews

    This fragrant, spicy chickpea stew can be served over couscous or with warm pita bread. Try topping this Moroccan dish...


    Lentil Vegetable Stew

    This is a great slow-cooking stew. I love to make it in the fall on cool days.—Chris Moyers, Felton, California


    Vegetarian Polka Dot Stew

    7 reviews

    “Here’s a speedy and satisfying version of traditional minestrone soup. The fun polka-dot shapes of the couscous, baby carrots and...


    Creamy Curry Vegetable Stew

    1 review

    Our family loves to eat Indian food, and this recipe is quick and easy to do with jarred korma sauce...